Synonyms of embarrassment in English:

embarrassment


See definition of embarrassment

noun

1‘Louise's heightened colour betrayed her embarrassment’

SYNONYMS

awkwardness, self-consciousness, unease, uneasiness, discomfort, discomfiture, edginess

shame, humiliation, mortification, ignominy

sheepishness, shyness, bashfulness

discomposure, flusteredness, perturbation, confusion, agitation, distress, chagrin

ANTONYMS

confidence

2‘his current financial embarrassment’

SYNONYMS

difficulty, predicament, plight, problem, mess, entanglement, imbroglio

dilemma, quandary

informal bind, jam, pickle, fix, scrape

3‘an embarrassment of riches’

SYNONYMS

surplus, excess, overabundance, superabundance, profusion, glut, surfeit, superfluity, more than enough, too many, too much, enough and to spare

avalanche, deluge, flood, abundance, plethora

ANTONYMS

dearth